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Grammys 2016: Performances From Worst To Best

Hey, we made it through another year! This was the first year I can remember in which all five Album Of The Year nominees were,…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2016 - 11:58 am
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Forecasting The 2016 Grammys

The Grammys are on a Monday this year. Sunday is Valentine's Day and Monday is Presidents' Day, so the Grammy people figured they'd be better…
Chris DeVille | February 11, 2016 - 1:34 pm
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The 2016 Grammys Are Gonna Be Alright

This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians…
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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Grammys 2016: The Best Memes, Tweets, & Videos

Hello all! Welcome to our now annual rundown of all the crazy shit that happens at the Grammys, Music’s Biggest Night™. Looking back at last
James Rettig | February 15, 2016 - 8:18 pm
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Grammys 2016: Winners List

The 2016 Grammys are officially underway. We'll be updating this post with the winners as they're announced throughout the night. Winners will appear in bold.
Collin Robinson | February 15, 2016 - 3:29 pm
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Watch Alabama Shakes Return To Austin City Limits In 41st Season Premiere

After making their first appearance on Austin City Limits three years ago in support of the their 2012 debut, blues-rockers Alabama Shakes returned to the…
Peter Helman | January 3, 2016 - 10:48 am

Watch Alabama Shakes Play “Gimme All Your Love” On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

Alabama Shakes killed the late-night circuit this year. First Fallon, then Conan, then Colbert. The band's brand of blues rock makes for an oh-so-soulful live…
Collin Robinson | December 29, 2015 - 9:12 am

Here Are The 2016 Grammy Nominations

The Grammy nominations have arrived, and the major categories are pretty stacked! Of particular indie-rock interest is a Best New Artist nomination for Courtney Barnett.
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 8:17 am
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Wayne Coyne Reviews 2015: The Flaming Lips Leader On Trump, Hoverboards, Baby Hitler, & Heady Nuggs

Last year, I spoke with Wayne Coyne and asked him to review 2014 -- basically, to give us his opinions on a few of the…
Ryan Leas | December 4, 2015 - 1:03 pm
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Watch The A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving Special Featuring Performances From This Year’s Festival

A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving is a seasonal presentation of 12 different performances from this year's festival. Alabama Shakes, Courtney Barnett, Twenty One Pilots, Mumford &…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 25, 2015 - 4:04 pm

Hangout Festival 2016 Lineup

Here it is: The first major music festival lineup of the 2016 season. (SXSW, with its sprawling network of showcases, is a different kind of…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2015 - 1:37 pm
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Watch Alabama Shakes Howl Through A Showstopping “Joe” On Colbert

The very first night that Stephen Colbert took over David Letterman's old Late Show, he and an all-star band covered Sly And The Family Stone's…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2015 - 10:03 am
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Watch The Surprise All-Star Musical Finale Of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Premiere

As you could probably tell from the deafening thunder of hype, Stephen Colbert took over for David Letterman as the host of the Late Show
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2015 - 9:06 am
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Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard Releases Surprise Debut As Thunderbitch

Alabama Shakes released their sophomore LP Sound & Color earlier this year, and now frontwoman Brittany Howard has just followed that up with the surprise…
Peter Helman | September 1, 2015 - 7:39 pm
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Watch Alabama Shakes Absolutely Own The Stage On Conan

Alabama Shakes released the adventurous and pretty great blues-rock album Sound & Color earlier this year, and they've been building a reputation as a volcanic…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2015 - 9:16 am
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Watch Paul McCartney Play “Get Back” With Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard And “FourFiveSeconds” At Lollapalooza

During the encore of his headlining set at Lollapalooza last night, Sir Paul McCartney brought out Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard to assist on "Get…
Peter Helman | August 1, 2015 - 10:36 am

Watch Alabama Shakes Pour Their Souls Out On Jimmy Fallon

Alabama Shakes' fantastic sophomore album Sound & Color recently made it all the way up to No. 1 on the Billboard charts, and they stopped…
James Rettig | June 9, 2015 - 10:06 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was a fucking fucked up week. I got more joy, and solace, from the videos of one nameless genius doing Michael Jackson dance moves…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2015 - 4:42 pm
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The Week In Pop: From The Earliest MP3 To The Latest Britney Spears, A Pop History Of Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner”

"Tom's Diner" is one of those songs you know even if you don't realize it. Suzanne Vega's signature song -- written about the same NYC…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2015 - 12:54 pm
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Alabama Shakes – “Sound & Color” Video

Alabama Shakes have shared a conceptual video for "Sound & Color," the title track from their new sophomore album. A man wakes up from hibernation…
James Rettig | April 29, 2015 - 8:53 am
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